Video: Fox News Gets A Lesson On Civility, Economics From Ford CEO

Fox News, purveyors of half-truths and hysteria, has been on an anti-GM crusade ever since the Bush-and-Obama-backed auto bailouts. Their favorite target is without a doubt the Chevy Volt, a car that has been subject to withering, and often false criticisms. But in a recent interview with Ford CEO Alan Mulally, Fox News host Neil Cavuto tried (and failed) to get Mulally to diss the Volt.

Instead, Mulally told Cavuto that without the auto bailouts, the entire auto industry would have been in “real trouble.”

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Further With Ford: 6 Things To Look Forward To From Ford

A couple of weeks ago I was flown out to Dearborn, Michigan to spend a few days with Ford Motor Company at their Further with Ford conference. This was my fourth conference that Ford paid to bring me to, and right up front I want to let you, the readers, know that Ford paid for my flight, hotel, and all the warmed-over catering I could eat.

This was more than a blogger day camp, though at times that is what it felt like as Ford trotted out big names like Bill Ford Jr. and CEO Alan Mulally to talk shop with us. That said, I’ve come up with a list of six things I learned at the conference, and what to look for from Ford in the coming years.

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